[tex-live] TL licensing following FSF

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Wed Mar 15 09:57:49 CET 2006

Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> actually, when a manual contains a verbose copy of some licence that
> part is unchangable by principle, isn't it?

Yes, but that is a consequence of the license's nature, and therefore
inevitable.  Debian encourages license authors to allow creation of
derivative licenses, but it doesn't require that - it's questionable
whether and to what extend legal texts are copyrightable, anyway.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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